Budgets Closing in for Amherst County

Amherst CountyTime is ticking away for a new budget for Amherst County Schools. There have been questioned raised regarding changes in the county’s new budgeting processes but the timeline to submit the division’s needs is coming to an end. Capital improvement requests were due in October; the deadline for department operational requests proposed for the 2016 budget was last Friday supplemental requests are due by Monday. Some school officials have expressed concern about the lack of information about capital improvements and operational needs. According to the New Era Progress, school revenues will not be determined until the spring.

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